Environmental Land Use Planning
by Seth Appiah-Opoku (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 232
The book discusses such issues as predicting changes in land use pattern, ecological footprint analysis, socioeconomic and behavioral modeling, and flood control approaches. It is insightful and serves as an important resource and reference material on environmental management.
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